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Import .csv that has the characters '-'

Asked by Raldi
on 23 Mar 2014
Latest activity Edited by per isakson
on 23 Mar 2014
I have an .csv file as you can see below and was wondering how to import it into matlab. 'csvread' wont work from what I've tried. Thanks for any help you might offer.
Date,Open,High,Low,Close,Volume
23-Mar-10,40.90,41.50,40.74,41.30,44335408
22-Mar-10,38.90,41.03,38.80,40.40,50007926
19-Mar-10,40.30,40.50,39.00,39.00,55803035
18-Mar-10,40.90,40.90,40.00,40.20,35021589
17-Mar-10,41.00,41.70,39.90,40.50,68063581
16-Mar-10,39.50,40.68,39.20,40.50,54320539
15-Mar-10,38.80,39.40,38.30,38.90,63595754

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Answer by per isakson
on 23 Mar 2014
Edited by per isakson
on 23 Mar 2014
 Accepted Answer

Not tested:
fid = fopen( 'filename.csv' );
cac = textscan( fid, '%s%f%f%f%f%f', 'delimiter', ',', 'headerlines', 1 )
fclose(fid);
and
sdn = datenum( cac{1}, 'dd-mmm-yy' );
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